The HSE has released its figures for 2018/19 RIDDOR fatalities, and it’s not good news for the UK workforce. Are we doing enough? If we were forced to pick some good news from the figures, it would simply be that matters have not got any worse.
It’s that time of the year, when, as we leave work or get home, we can smell someone nearby enjoying the BBQ we wish we had the energy to organise. Finally, summer is here! The beers are in the fridge, the icebox is full, and the dregs of
In May, non-compliance cost the UK: Six lives16 injuriesWidespread asbestos exposure162 weeks' imprisonment530 hours of community service£3,201,939 in fines£1,550,603 in costs Will you be next? Self-employed plumber sentenced after
What is Display Screen Equipment (DSE)? DSE stands for Display Screen Equipment, this includes various electrical items that an employee may use such as laptops, personal computers (PCs), tablets, and smartphones. From this, the Health and
What is the cost of a human life? What is it worth to us? The cost to create a life? In the UK, the NHS lists the average cost of a round of IVF (a treatment for couples or women who are struggling to get pregnant) at £5000, this cost is
Introduction Every company should have a Health and Safety policy in place to protect their employees, customers and even members of the public, but just as importantly - their business! In the UK, if you are self-employed or employ four or
A scaffolding company has been fined £30,000 for breaching The Health and Saftey at Work Act 1974 after pieces of metal fell from a building in St Helier, Jersey. Bank Facelift Turns into Near Miss! The Standard Chartered Bank Building in
Dear Company Director,Are you confident you won’t be charged with corporate manslaughter? No? Let me talk you through this now so we don’t have to look back at this as something you should have done! Corporate manslaughter and corporate